Roman Mars of 99% Invisible and writer Daniel Alarcón, the host and executive producer of Radio Ambulante, tell the story of a poet who changes Santiago, Chile, with building poems.
Community organizer Lateefah Simon on how to make change in life and community
Alabama-born biologist, E.O. Wilson, returns to Mobile and looks at its spirit and culture.
Leonard Cohen's son, Adam Cohen has a new album. One microphone and one guitair -- all voice and story.
Bobby Rush talks about inspiration for his music.
Ad man Bill Hillsman how he cam up with the commercials for Paul Wellstone, Jesse Ventura and Ralph Nader.
We hear from a man who visited Salinger's home in 1960, to ask whether Salinger would allow him to adapt The Catcher in the Rye for his high school's stage.
One more antiquity to consider: Luc Sante talks about the allure of French writer Félix Fénéon, whose work he translated.
A poem by Sharon Olds.
Dick speaks with Richard Wright, who has negotiated the release of kidnap victims in Mexico and other countries.
Singer songwriter Adam Cohen on picking up the family business and writing in the tradition of his father, Leonard Cohen.
WBEZ and the Center for Public Integrity investigate the case of Carlos Centeno, a worker who was burned by water and chemicals at a factory.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks with novelist T. Geronimo Johnson about his sprawling debut "Hold It ’Til It Hurts."
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